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budget for next year. pledging not to raise taxes or fees and calling for hiring nearly 500 more police officers. good afternoon. i'm dina bair. and i'm robert jordan in for steve sanders. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>the mayor kept his word. he outlined his plan to close a shortfall. reading a better
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business climate in the city. creating a small business center. this budget makes critical investments by reforming government instead of raising taxes. >> our goal is to reform where we can and where we must. that is where matters. providing greater opportunities for our children. a mixed reactions to
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the mayor's speech. he felt as though there should have been more than 4 in. and 57 police officers457 police officers. >> i did not think that is enough. >> whatever we can afford that is what we're going to try to do. >> i think it is a very optimistic message. even though these are tough economic times. it appears that chicago is going to be able to do more with less. >> mayor stressed the need for pension reform. the aldermen
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will have about one month to think over herit.>>video gambling is now up and running at bars truck stops and other locations around illinois. wgn's amy rutledge joins us live from davern's tavern in southwest suburban justice. amy? >> already busy on here. they have already had a couple $400 winners. >> and it brings people here who normally would not come here. people who have been another bars play in other games. now that they can come here, the lava. >> it has been 3.5 years in the
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making. the games are operational and businesses with a liquor license with proceeds being split among local and state government. here five machines are up and running. because players anywhere from 1¢ to $2 >> it is really good for the communities involved. i think a lot of leaders really do see the value. >> you're not going to see these video games ever wear. it is
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still banned in several areas. drew peterson's new attorneys are calling for a new trial. the new attorneys are john paul carroll and michelle gonzalez. they met with peterson soon after his conviction last month for the murder of his third wife, kathleen savio. they believe he deserves a new trial because he did not receive adequate representation from joel brodsky. we reached out to brodsky today. he refused a request for an interview, but he told the tribune the new attorneys were not authorized to file any motions. peterson is scheduled to be sentenced for murder on november 26th. republican congressman joe
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walsh and democrat tammy duckworth face-off in their race in the eighth district. they debated everything from social security and taxes to defense cuts and president obama's health care law. in front of a thousand people in rolling meadows. >>are you going to vote for someone who is going to do the hard work or someone who is more of the same? duckworth accused walsh of voting against the interests of his own constituents. walsh called duckworth a failed bureaucrat who wasted taxpayer money while serving in the blagojevich administration. mitt romney says if elected president he would reinstate a policy banning federal funding of private groups that provide abortions.
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romney also told the "des moines register" that he has no abortion-related legislation on his platform. that's contrary to earlier statements romney made promising to appoint supreme court justices who would overturn roe-v-wade. which affirms a woman's right to have an abortion. after the remarks were published online, romney's campaign spokeswoman reiterated that romney is opposed to abortion. a spokeswoman for president obama's campaign said "women simply can't trust romney." >>they want the ads pull since they are a non partisan no profit organization. the obama campaign says they are
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considering the request. next the scathing report released today about lance armstrong and doping allegations. also, the investigation into the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya. lawmakers today hold a hearing on capitol hill. and later two major u.s. companies and their connection to horrifying undercover video showing the mistreatment of dairy cows.
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the u.s. anti-doping agency says it will release wednesday more than 1,000 pages of evidence detailing the involvement of cyclist lance armstrong in what the agency calls "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen." >>reports the stae dept. re jected request to up security at the libyan consolate. that said
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the severity of the attack would have made it impossible to defend. a court in moscow has upheld prison terms for two members of a russian punk band; but a third member has released. in august, all three women were sentenced to two years in jail, on "hooliganism" charges. one of the women is now freed with a suspended sentence. no word on why she was released. the band was accused of inciting hatred for singing a song, critical of president vladimir putin at a moscow cathedral back in february. the women said they did not mean to insult the orthodox church. the u-s supreme court will hear a case today dealing with the issue of affirmative action in college admissions. abigail fisher believes she was rejected from the university of
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texas in 2008 because she is white. her civil rights lawsuit comes 10-years after the supreme court approved the use of race as a factor in the school admissions process. justices will consider whether affirmative action is still necessary in education. the death toll is mounting from the meningitis outbreak tied to contaminated steroid injections. a 70-year-old florida man is the latest victim to die in the outbreak of fungal meningitis that's now spread to ten states. he's one of 12 people killed by the disease, among more than 120 who've been infected. the contaminated steroid was produced by a massachusetts company and shipped to 23 states, including illinois. health officials say as many as 13 thousand people received injections to relieve back pain and other complaints and are at risk of infection. so far, about five percent of patients treated with the medication have contracted meningitis. >>two american scientists are the recipients of the 2012 nobel prize for chemistry. robert lefkowitz of duke university and brian kobilka of stanford are being honored for
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discovering the inner workings of receptors that allow cells to respond to chemical messages.. such as adrenaline rush. the nobel prize committee says about half of all medications act through these receptors. their research is helping to develop better drugs to fight diseases like diabetes, cancer and depression. >>next the undercover investigation into the mistreatment of dairy cows in the midwest and the major company selling their products. we're live on the story. and later in lunchbreak: a preview of this weekend's oyster fest. how to properly shuck an oyster with the chef from shaw's crab house!
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to expose the cruel conditions some animals are forced to endure. wgn's julian crews is live downtown with the latest on the investigation. >> serious allegations they say in major dairy supplier to kraft foods has engaged in a pattern of stock sadistic animal appears. abuse. >> he participated in routine violence to animals. in clear violation of by the law. undercover cameras have resulted in criminal charges. this video shows workers in idaho hitting and dragging dairy cows. we
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cannot show you all of the images. they do not have a direct supplier relationship. the telos that they provide milk to achieve supplier. a cheese supplier. a company that was spun out of kraft foods.part of the snack foods spin off company. after >> and the abuse that we recorded is blatant. they need to immediately end their
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relationship. >> they told us a little while ago that they have not yet taken action. they say that our dairy suppliers must meet or exceed protocol. remains to be seen exactly how this is going to pan out. at this point in time they're saying they do not have a direct supplier relationship. whatever they do has implications throughout the dairy industry.
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cows. given all this summer sent prices to. if. about half the price of corn. the idea is that a mix cheaper food into feet. job openings in the united states declined for a second straight month. an indication may be limited by the end of the year. falling to 3.5 million. a good number of openings are seasonal workers. firms are not all that to a contest about hiring. till the started recalling vehicles worldwide after the company detect problems having to do with the
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wind of impoverishmentwindow and power strip. coming up next. smartphones and distracted parents. the troubling new trend that's resulting in a growing number of hospital visits for kids. and live music from makeshift prodigy. they're on stage tonight at the cubby bear!
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instead of going palin and clicking on the phone. >> it is hard to take our eyes off of the action at hand. it is easy to take our eyes off of the action around us. take a look at these numbers. according to data from the cdc there has been an upswing of non fatal injuries to children younger than five. by 12 percent since 2007. mostly due tosmart phone usage has exploded. 2007 9 million people, and these devices. today that number has surpassed 116 million. no formal studies have linked the rise in children's injuries too distracted parents. i did see
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one person who is carrying a baby and their phone rang. they tried to reach into the purse and everybody went down the stairs. >> 15-pretty seconds and their son and daughter falls off listening said. off a swing set. >>a mother expressed her anguish on twitter. her son drowned. she applauded a picture on twitter. after four more t
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weets called 911. her son was at the bottom of the pool. some parents say it has gotten out of control. >> i tried to ignore and not address my phone at all. >> i prioritize my family. at make sure i turn my phone off. >> you get distracted by the phone.
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>>look at that gorgeous shot. with all the wind we have we are going to knock some of those leaves down. a couple of fairweather clouds going. we have a big storm taking shape this weekend. always a sign that you are bringing cooler air over the water. this will
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press southeastward. there will not be a lot of weather with it. we have lost some time 678 minutes of sunlight today. it kind of creeps up on you. it is pretty evident this time of the eyar.year. the coldest air shifts out to the east. into this frost and freeze area. the wamrm air into the plains. this warmer
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air is blowing in. those warmer temperatures will be ours tomorrow. here is another one developing. the general flow is in from the northwest. that will change over the weekend. 25 mph wind gusts. 49 at midway. lansing at 49 degrees. tmorrow omowwwe are in the mid 40s at carol
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stream. normal high this time of year is in the low 60s. it is like we are getting the weather from a month from now. look at the treest blowing around. there is our beautiful skyline. temperatures will go up into the mid 50s but then fall back into the 40s. this weekend we have a storm coming in. the 5th month
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of below average rainfall. a little recharging of the soil would not be a bad thing. tonightthis afternoon sunshine. high temp. 49 degrees. firday cooler again. 55 and mostly sunny. you go up one day. down the next. you have to love october.
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time for sports. the bulls debuted the new "bench mob" at the united center, but they struggled to close out the game. they opened the pre- season against the grizzlies last night. the bulls went on a 14- oh run in the third. kirk hinrich blocked the shot, and then joakim noah finished on the other end. later in the quarter. hinrich stole the ball and kept it himself for a lay-up. the bulls scored 32 fast- break points, but the bench nearly blew a 14- point lead by shooting one- for- 21 in the fourth. the bulls still won, 92-88. the bears still are not saying how long receiver alshon jeffrey will be out. he hid his broken hand the best he could at halas hall yesterday, and it'll be at least a few weeks. the bears held a light workout
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and jay cutler, brian urlacher, lance briggs, julius peppers and roberto garza did not participate. they'll practice again today ahead of a few days off to enjoy the bye week. >>you never get far away from football. >>everytime you watch a game, you can learn something. we are excited. >>the tigers tried to sweep the athletics in oakland. the a's led one- nothing in the second when prince fielder hit one to deep left, but coco crisp made the leaping catch to rob a home run. fielder was robbed again in the seventh. made a diving catch to prevent an extra- base hit. oakland won two- nothing but still trail the series two-one. in the n-l, the giants beat the reds to avoid elimination.
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that's a look at sports. your live illinois lottery drawing is next. >>good afternoon. winning lotter numbers first game is pick 3 first 3 numbers 7,0,7 winning pick 3 numbers 7,0,7
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moving on to pick 4. 7,26,2 powerball tomorrow night. have a great afternoon. i have a
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in medical watch. how an expectant mother's diet can impact her child's risk of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior. a new study finds fish consumption by pregnant women leads to a decreased risk of their children developing symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder by the age of eight. but at the same time mercury in fish leads to a higher incidence of a-d-h-d symptoms. the children in the study were not diagnosed with a-d-h-d.. but only exhibited some of the symptoms. the researchers say pregnant women should eat fish low in mercury. such as salmon.
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a new study suggests that the herbal remedy echinacea can prevent the common cold. researchers in the u-k found that taking three daily doses echinacea for four months reduced the number of colds.. as well as the duration of the illness. the treatment also cut the number of recurrent colds by 60 percent among those with weak immune systems or a history of recurrent colds. several previous studies have suggested that echinacea could soothe symptoms and cut colds short but there was only limited evidence it could prevent the illness from ever taking hold. lunchbreak is next. a preview of this weekend's oyster fest. the chef from "shaw's crab house" is here with how to properly shuck an oyster!
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in today's lunchbreak. how to properly shuck an oyster! chef-proprietor yves roubaud is here from shaw's crab house. >>they have wonderful recipes as well. >>place the oysters here. put the knife right there. >>we put the gloves away. >>that is it. just get up under it? >>need a very sharp knife?
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>>no. >>the knife might go through and you might hurt yourself. >>usually people try to hard >>just up. now it is open. >>do not get nervous. >>fortunately you were not nervous. you did a whole tray for us. >>we are making some baked oysters.
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>>the onions, the celery. garlic artichokes, oregano. that is the finished product.
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>>we had the artichoke. after that we finish it up with the breadcrumbs. that is going to give a crunch. >> [music] >>just to bring everything ot
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together. >>take it off the heat. >> [inaudible] >>that will go in the over for about ten m inutes. that is how it comes iout. i love the presentation. >>those all look goodl. thank you so much.yves roubaud thanks so much for joining us. shaws oyster fest block party, is this friday, october 12th at hubbard & rush. outdoor party begins at 3 o'clock! for tickets go to shaws crab
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house dot comfor today's recipe or to watch the segment again log on to wgn tv dot com slash midday.
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for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! time now for the answer to today's trivia question. we asked: the scientific element "bromine (br)" got its name from the greek word "bromos" which means what? a. brown b. strong c. stench the answer: c. stench >>we warm up tomorrow. high pressure drops in right there. that is what comes in over the
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weekend. it looks look at the way it moves across the country. no threat of severe weather today. here is the forecast. storm will deliver warmer air right there on saturday. it warms up again
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next week. mccall there does not have staying power. we could be back well into the sixties to mid '70's. nichols off after that. very cool air. 64 tomorrow. 55 friday. light showers in the afternoon. falling temperatures. we go into a 60 degree week next week. ñ
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